Average Smile: Calculate the mean, median and range of the given scores.
Chin-Ups: Work out the number of chin ups the characters do on the last day of the week give information about averages.
Five Digits: Five digits have the same mean, median, mode and range.
House Numbers: The numbers on five houses next to each other add up to 70. What are those five numbers?
Seedy CDs: Interpret data given in the form of a bar chart then create a new bar chart showing the given statistics.
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"Average" is a very general term that is used commonly in everyday English and most people have an idea what it means. Mathematicians like to be a little more precise however and have come up with a number of different ways of finding a measure of central tendency.
Averages: Test your understanding of averages with this self marking quiz about mean, median and range.
Box Plots: An exercise on reading and drawing box-and-whisker diagrams which represent statistical data.
Choose Your Average: This is a game for two players. You should know how to find the mean, median and range of a set of numbers.
Cumulative Frequency: Online exercises on cumulative frequency for discrete and grouped data with exam-style questions.
Finally there is Topic Test, a set of 10 randomly chosen, multiple choice questions suggested by people from around the world.
It's not hard (Averages song): A really zany video revising mean, median, mode and range
Mean, Median and Mode Song: A free trial lesson from Math Upgrade dot com.
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